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Monday, May 24, 2010

Check out this ‘Junk’ at the Knitting Factory on Friday

Music: Not much has changed since Baje One and DJ Snafu were teenagers. Comment

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The snorkel bandit strikes again!

Williamsburg: He wears a mask and he robs. Plus all the other crime news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comments (1)

Manhattan rumble!

Greenpoint: An all-out brawl. Plus all the other crime news from Greenpoint and Williamsburg’s 94th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

It’s all about the Benjamins (and the Jacksons and the Grants) as forger works Bedford

Greenpoint: Bedford Avenue is awash in counterfeit cash as business owners say they were bilked by patrons pawning off fake Benjamins. Comments (6)

Cohn heads! Steve wants his son to take his district leader seat

Committeman Confrontation: These crazy district leader articles are becoming the political drama of the season. Now, Vito Lopez loyalist Steve Cohn drops out — in favor of his son! Comments (5)

‘Taste’ of bitterness for Peck in loss to Suarez

Dining: It was all about the pastrami. Comment

Prom redux

Nightlife: This night is sure to be epic. Comments (2)

It’s party time at 3rd Ward

Event: 3rd Ward is turning 4-years-old this month and throwing one heck of a hootenanny. Comment

Monday, May 17, 2010

It’s trucks vs. bikes on Greenpoint Avenue

Mean Streets: A long-overdue makeover of the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge could soon pit Newtown Creek-area businesses against cyclists in this rapidly changing North Brooklyn neighborhood. Comments (15)

Underdogs victorious! Majesty, Crucial Taunt, Bacon Bits lead the new wave

Greenpoint: It was a weekend of underdog victories during Brooklyn Kickball play on Sunday, as Majesty asserted itself with an upset over Crucial Taunt and Kickball Fever dispatched Licensed to Thunder, but lost to Space Cadets in a night capper. Comments (1)

Tennis anyone? McCarren volunteers fix court that the city forgot

Meadows of Shame: A rag-tag ring of racketeers has taken it upon itself to refurbish a decaying tennis court in McCarren Park after the city claimed it was too broke to fix it. Comments (3)

Newcomer Cariño lives up to its name

Dining: Mexican eateries may proliferate in South Williamsburg, but good Mexican food is still about as common as non-controversial bike lanes. The newly opened Cariño, however, is not just good Mexican — it’s revelatory. Comment

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Kickball — the sport of Kings — is back!

Greenpoint: Here’s your handy preview. Comments (2)

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Smells like a winner! Greenpoint sewage plant gets a tourism center

Greenpoint: Greenpoint’s toilet water is now a tourist attraction. Comment

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